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Dec 01, 2017, 11:34 ET The ABVMA is alarmed by the lack of consultation on Bill 31 and government overreach and intrusion into self-regulation of the veterinary profession.

EDMONTON, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is calling on Service Alberta Minister Stephanie McLean to immediately withdraw amendments to the Veterinary...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:00 ET The ABVMA urges the province to restore its funding commitment to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, to help meet demand for veterinary services in Alberta

BANFF, AB, Oct. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) applauds the recent announcement by the Ministry of Advanced Education to substantially increase funding for the...


Jun 20, 2017, 18:26 ET Suspension Issued - Dr. Jun Yang

EDMONTON, June 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is the professional regulatory organization responsible for regulating the practice of veterinary medicine in the...


May 02, 2017, 08:00 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) - Information About Parvovirus for the Public

EDMONTON, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Several cases of parvovirus have recently been reported in Alberta. The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association is the professional licensing organization that regulates...


Mar 01, 2017, 17:25 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Awards Honorary Life Membership to Ms. Midge Landals

EDMONTON, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) presented an Honorary Life Membership to Ms. Midge Landals in conjunction with the ABVMA Annual Member Recognition...


Feb 28, 2017, 17:26 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, Feb. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards. The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual...


Feb 28, 2017, 17:24 ET ABVMA Announces New 2017 President, Dr. Margitta Dziwenka

EDMONTON, Feb. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Margitta Dziwenka has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President. Dr....


May 14, 2016, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Outpouring of Compassion from Alberta Veterinarians and Veterinary Technologists in Wake of Fort McMurray Fire/

EDMONTON, May 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association is inviting media to the Nexus Centre where an overwhelming volunteer veterinary effort is currently underway to care for...


May 13, 2016, 19:44 ET Outpouring of Compassion from Alberta Veterinarians and Veterinary Technologists in Wake of Fort McMurray Fire

EDMONTON, May 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association is inviting media to the Nexus Centre where an overwhelming volunteer veterinary effort is currently underway to care for...


Mar 03, 2016, 16:39 ET Minister Christina Gray attends ABVMA Annual General Meeting

EDMONTON, March 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Members of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) were happy to receive greetings from Minister Christina Gray, Minister of Labour, at the Annual General...


Mar 02, 2016, 16:14 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, March 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards. The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual...


Mar 02, 2016, 16:12 ET ABVMA Announces New 2016 President, Dr. Kevin MacAulay

EDMONTON, March 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Kevin MacAulay has been appointed to the position of ABVMA president. Dr....


Mar 18, 2015, 17:06 ET Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance

EDMONTON, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Antimicrobials are invaluable health care tools that have substantially improved the well-being and quality of life for humans and animals around the world....


Mar 09, 2015, 15:18 ET Minister Ric McIver attends ABVMA Annual General Meeting

EDMONTON, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) were happy to receive greetings from Minister Ric McIver (Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour)...


Mar 09, 2015, 15:15 ET The Alberta Animal Health Source has Launched

The voice of Alberta's veterinarians is now online. EDMONTON, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Alberta's animal owners deserve a reliable source of veterinary information online. Too many pet owners and animal...


Mar 04, 2015, 15:00 ET ABVMA Announces New 2015 President, Dr. Louis Kwantes

EDMONTON, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Louis Kwantes has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President. Dr....


Mar 04, 2015, 14:50 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards. The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual...


Apr 01, 2014, 13:25 ET Brucella canis infections diagnosed in Calgary dogs

CALGARY, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Brucella canis, an infectious disease rarely diagnosed in Alberta has been identified in dogs imported from the Southern US /Mexico region to the Calgary area. Brucella ...


Feb 13, 2014, 17:42 ET ABVMA Announces New 2014 President, Dr. Egan Brockhoff

EDMONTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Egan Brockhoff has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President. Dr. Egan...


Feb 13, 2014, 17:39 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards. The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual...


Nov 22, 2013, 12:33 ET Tails of Help Launches to Offer Aid for Financially Challenged Pet Owners

EDMONTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Tails of Help has been established to provide funding to owners of pets that require essential non-elective veterinary care, and who are experiencing financial...


Feb 21, 2013, 14:33 ET ABVMA Announces New 2013 President, Dr. James Marshall

EDMONTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. James Marshall has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President. Dr....


Feb 21, 2013, 14:25 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards. The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual...


Feb 15, 2012, 16:19 ET Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards. The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual...


Feb 15, 2012, 16:17 ET ABVMA announces new 2012 President, Dr. Jennifer Willans

EDMONTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Willans has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President. Dr....